What are the Best Places to Visit in Koh Samui, Thailand?

In celebration of Aabode.com’s accommodation expanding to yet another region in Thailand, we have put together a vacation guide for all our readers who would love to or are planning a holiday to Koh Samui, the gorgeous Thai island. Here are our top picks for everyone looking to head to Thailand:

Angthong Marine Park

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When you visit Koh Samui, you can’t leave without witnessing the stunning sea views of Angthong Marine Park! Take a boat around the beaches and indulge in the holiday vibes and beautiful natural sights around the marine park. Get the perfect tan and spend summer lounging around the beaches of Angthong Marine Park!

Chaweng Walking Street


Test your bargaining skills and purchase some hand-crafted goods you won’t find anywhere else at Chaweng Walking Street! Stock up on some cute souvenirs to take back home, sip on cocktails and enjoy a stroll down the street while being surrounded by the light-hearted atmosphere, or better yet, listen to some live music performances and experience Thai culture to the fullest!

Wat Phra Yai Temple


Wat Phra Yai Temple is a must-visit for travellers looking to learn about Thai culture and religion. Famous for the golden Big Buddha, the statue is a grand sight that is sure to leave you breathless. While exploring the temple, be sure to visit the small amulet stalls for some unique souvenirs!

Wat Plai Laem


Wat Plai Laem is a relatively new temple site in Koh Samui, Thailand, attracting travellers to pay their respects to both Buddha and Guanyin everyday. Surrounded by a lake, the temple is both beautiful and religiously significant for the Thai people. Pay the site a visit and marvel at the 18m tall Guanyin statue with your own eyes!

Ladyboy Cabaret Shows


Put Thailand’s trademarks – exotic shows and ladyboys – together and you get unforgettable comedy, song and dance performances! Support LGBTQIA+ inclusion and watch these grandiose performances live while sipping on some delicious drinks throughout the night!

Lamai Walking Street


Every Sunday from 5PM onwards, thousands visit Lamai Walking street to get a whiff of authentic Thai culture and cuisine! With stall owners all selling a variety of unique goods (from bags to cosmetics) and countless food stands giving away free food samples, Lamai Walking Street is a must-visit for shopaholics!

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